Thursday, August 30, 2018

Center for the Study of Law & Society - Fall Speaker Series Line-up

The Center for the Study of Law & Society at Berkeley Law has posted the schedule for its Fall 2018 speaker series. Here are a few speakers likely to interest our audience:
  • Monday, September 24 – Christopher Muller, Assistant Professor of Sociology, U.C. Berkeley. “Freedom and Convict Leasing in the Postbellum South”
  • Monday, October 8 – Holly Brewer, Burke Chair of American History and Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Maryland. “’Most agreeable to the monarchy under which we live’: Slavery, Power, and the Restoration”
  • Monday, October 15 – Justin Driver, Professor of Law, University of Chicago. The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind (Pantheon, 2018)
  • Monday, October 29 – Constance Backhouse, Professor of Law and Distinguished University Professor, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. “Lessons from Legal History for the #MeToo Movement”